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Professor Claudia Marin to Lead NSF Convergence Accelerator Team
Thu, October 8, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Claudia Marin, Ph.D., P.E. is leading a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Convergence Accelerator team to develop an Intelligent Surveillance Platform for Damage Detection and Localization of Civil Infrastructure. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Marin a $760,000 grant over nine months for Phase I of a two-phased project through the NSF Convergence Accelerator program which is a highly competitive program designed to leverage a convergence approach to transition basic research and discovery into practice. Architecture Professor Bradford Grant will be contributing to the research alongside Dr. Marin.

Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela Collaborates on Wastewater Testing for Coronavirus Levels
Wed, June 3, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela is part of a team of researchers from North Carolina State University, Rice University and the University of Southern California who are collaborating on nationwide efforts to monitor SARS-CoV-2 viral particles in wastewater. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19.

Seniors Place Second in 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition
Wed, March 11, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seniors Travis Flowers, Grace Glenn, Darien Mercado, Binaya Paudel, Sigmund Skinner, Camille Wallace, and Alfred Wallfall placed second in the 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition, an international competition sponsored by the American Concrete Institute (ACI).

HUWEA Officially Chartered by WEF
Fri, February 28, 2020

Members of the Howard University Water Environment Association (HUWEA) were recognized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for HUWEA being officially chartered by WEF.

ASCE NCS Board Commends ASCE HU Student Chapter on Outstanding Performance
Thu, January 16, 2020

The Board of Directors of the National Capital Section (NCS) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) commended the ASCE Howard University Student Chapter (ASCE HU) for its exceptional performance this academic year.

CEE Speaker Series Kicked off the Year with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments”
Tue, October 29, 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) kicked off its speaker series with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments” by guest lecturer Dr. Lei Wang of the University of the District of Columbia.

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Cameryn Burnette
Wed, May 29, 2019

Born at Fort Hood military base in Killeen, Texas into a Howard family, Civil and Environmental Engineering Rising Sophomore Cameryn Burnette was always inclined to one day attend Howard University, as her mother did. Burnette would have it no other way.

Associate Prof. Robert Efimba Receives the ASCE-NCS Lifetime Excellence in Service Award
Tue, March 26, 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Associate Professor Robert Efimba received the American Society of Civil Engineers National Capitol Section (ASCE-NCS) Lifetime Excellence in Service Award.

Creating a Healthy Global Water Environment
Tue, February 26, 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), in coordination with the newly-formed Howard University Water Environment Association (HUWEA), hosted a panel on careers in protecting human health and the environment – becoming a water professional. The theme: “A community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment”.

Associate Professor Stephen Arhin Named ITE Fellow
Tue, February 19, 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Stephen Arhin has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Dr. Arhin’s nomination was supported by ITE Fellows from industry, academia and government positions.

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